Executioner of Rafael Nadal (3rd ATP) in the second round, Coric beat Greek Tsitsipas (5th) 7-6 (0) and 6-2 on Sunday in the final. It is the first Masters 1000 title for the 25-year-old Croatian, who returns after a shoulder injury and operation suffered last year and whose last final was in 2020 in St. Petersburg.
In the top-10, which is still dominated by the Russian Daniil Medvedev, Tsitsipas regains fifth position at the expense of the Norwegian Casper Ruud (7th), defeated in the second round in Cincinnati. Canada’s Felix Auger-Aliassime (8th) and Britain’s Cameron Norrie (9th) achieve the best ranking of their careers.
– Haddad Maia, in the top-15 –
On the women’s tour side, Beatriz Haddad Maia reached a new career high in today’s update.
The Brazilian, despite losing in her premiere in Cincinnati against the Latvian Jelena Ostapenko, managed to climb a place and became the new number 15 in the WTA ranking.
The women’s tennis standings are still comfortably led by Iga Swiatek, who commands a huge points difference over the rest.
The entrance Coric, champion in Cincinnati, climbs 123 positions in the ATP ranking was first published in diary TODAY.